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The Caretaker: A Ranjit Singh Novel A.X. Ahmad

The Caretaker: A Ranjit Singh Novel

A.X. Ahmad

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ISBN : 9781427231000
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9 pages
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A gripping, evocative thriller about a disgraced Sikh Indian Army captain who works as the caretaker for a U.S. Senators Marthas Vineyard estate, and becomes ensnared in the Senators shadowy worldRanjit Singh, a former Indian Army Captain tryingMoreA gripping, evocative thriller about a disgraced Sikh Indian Army captain who works as the caretaker for a U.S. Senators Marthas Vineyard estate, and becomes ensnared in the Senators shadowy worldRanjit Singh, a former Indian Army Captain trying to escape a shameful past, now lives on Marthas Vineyard, and works as a caretaker for the vacation homes of the rich and powerful. One harsh winter, Ranjit needs a place to stay, and illegally moves his family into an empty, luxurious vacation home belonging to an African-American Senator. Ensconced in the house, he tries to forget his brief affair with Anna, the Senators wife, and focuses on providing for his family. But one night, their idyll is shattered when mysterious armed men break into the house, searching for an antique porcelain doll. Forced to flee, Ranjit is hunted by unknown forces, and becomes drawn into the Senators shadowy world. To save his family and solve the mystery of the doll, he must join forces with Anna, who has her own dark secrets. As he battles to save his family, Ranjits painful past resurfaces, and he must finally confront the hidden event that destroyed his Army career- and forced him to leave India.Tightly plotted, action-packed, smart and surprisingly moving, A. X. Ahmads The Caretaker takes us from the desperate world of migrant workers to the elite African-American community of Marthas Vineyard, and a secret high-altitude war between India and Pakistan.